Thursday, November 29, 2007

The 2008 Robert Kroetsch Award

The competition for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry is on now. Please note that entriesfrom last year or revisions of last year's entries may be resubmitted for consideration. This year's judge is Elizabeth Bachinsky. The winner receives a trade paperback contract with Snare Books which will include the publication of the manuscript and a $500 honorarium. Deadline: January 31, 2008.

Last year's winner was Thumbscrews by Natalie Zina Walschots, beating out over 60 other manuscripts. Each entry must be accompanied with a business size SASE and an entry fee for $30.00 Canadian. This is a not-for profit contest and all revenues are directly applied to the production and dissemination of the work. Please make all cheques and money orders payable to "Livres Snare". No cash please.

Send manuscripts to:
The Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry
c/o Snare Books
#1A 4302 St. Urbain Street
Montreal QC
H2W 1V5

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